Langenbeck retractor

Langenbeck,

Bernhard R.K. von, German surgeon, 1810-1887.
Langenbeck amputation
Langenbeck elevator
Langenbeck flap
Langenbeck forceps
Langenbeck incision
Langenbeck knife
Langenbeck needle holder
Langenbeck periosteal elevator
Langenbeck raspatory
Langenbeck retractor
Langenbeck saw
Langenbeck triangle - formed by lines drawn from the anterior superior iliac spine to the surface of the great trochanter and to the surgical neck of the femur.

Langenbeck retractor

a simple handheld instrument with a flat blade bent down at right angles to the handle. Useful for temporary retraction of soft tissue.
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An example of a hand held retractor would be that of a Langenbeck retractor, whereas a Turner Warwick retractor would be an example of a self retaining retractor.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Non-Consumables-Langenbeck retractor (8-9 inches with a blade 35mm x 7mm),Mini Langenbeck retractor (16cm in length and blades measuring 20 x 6mm),Mini Langenbeck retractor (16cm in length and blades measuring 10 x 6mm),Roux retractor Set of three 3 with a length 15- 17 cm,Scalpel handle solid #3L (length should be atleast 20cm),Adson forceps plain with a length of 12.
Further flexion and the use of Langenbeck retractors for the anterior soft-tissue flap allow the exposure of the anterior capsule.
The remaining theatre was home to the general surgeons wielding Langenbeck retractors, Spencer Wells and Moyhihan forceps, McIndoe's scissors and numerous other eponymous instruments.